Celebrating the Ongoing Work of 84-Year-Old Crochet Designer and Holocaust Survivor Mady Gerrard

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The second that I saw the press release announcing the work of Mady Gerard, I knew that she was someone I needed to know more about. She was a 1970s crochet designer, which I adore, and she’s an 84-year-old woman who is still going strong with her crochet work today, which I adore even more. I immediately delved into her informative website and fell in love.

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1938 Vintage Crochet

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Almost two years ago I started a crochet blog project called 50 Years of Crochet History. I loved researching 1930s crochet to kick that off but let it trail away because the research does take a lot of time. However, I think it’s important to curate that history so I’m resuming the project now. I’ll begin where I left off, looking now at Crochet in 1938.

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